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Two airlifted to hospital following Bartholomew County crash

Staff Reports - COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) -- Authorities are investigating a two-vehicle collision in Bartholomew County that sent two people to the hospital Friday evening.

Authorities said the crash happened at 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 31 and County Road 750 South.

Preliminary investigations showed that a 2010 Ford F-150 driven by 52-year-old Larry Abbott struck a 2016 Chevrolet Cruise driven by 21-year-old Samuel Morris.

Morris was flown to Methodist Hospital to treat his injuries and was later released.

A passenger in Morris's vehicle, 22-year-old Taylor Finley, was flown to St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital to treat serious injuries.

Abbott was taken to Schneck Medical Center with minor injuries.

The cause of the accident is still ongoing.

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